On June 19, the High-end Forum on Latest Development in Computer Science opened at National Supercomputing Center in Changsha, Hunan University (HNU).
Eight distinguished computer scientists from home and abroad were invited to share their opinions on opportunities, challenges, and future development of supercomputer and artificial intelligence, so as to provide new concepts and measures for all areas of computer science. Duan Xianzhong, HNU President, and Tan Weihong, HNU Vice President, attended.
The forum was sponsored by "111 plan" High Efficiency Computing Innovation and Talent Base, HNU College of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, and National Supercomputing Center in Changsha.
The guest speakers included Prof. John Hopcroft, A.M. Turing Award winner, and member of the US National Academy of Sciences and the US National Academy of Engineering; Prof. Gao Guangrong, Distinguished Professor at the University of Delaware, ACM Fellow and IEEE Fellow; Ming C. Lin, professor of the University of North Carolina (UCN), ACM Fellow, and IEEE Fellow; Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna, FPGA expert of the University of Southern California, ACM Fellow, and IEEE Fellow; Marc Snir, Michael Faiman Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ACM Fellow and IEEE Fellow; Su Shunfeng, Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and IEEE Fellow; Benjamin W. Wah, provost and professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, ACM Fellow and IEEE Fellow; Zhang Xuerao, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
After the forum, the guests visited the National Supercomputing Center located in Changsha.